Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
obama may have been the reason that there was no president hillary clinton, but he was also the reason that the united states has been repped on the world stage for the past four years by secretary of state hillary clinton. and president obama nominated elaine that kagan and sonya sotomayor to the supreme court. one-third of the judicial seats in the highest court of the land are occupied by women. and it was all made possible because of the way women were most politically potent in 2008, at the ballot box. in 2008 then senator obama won a decisive victory against john mccain among women by a whopping 13-point margin. among men, by a shriver. just a single point. there seemed there was no stopping women's political momentum until we ran smack-dab into 2010. and the tea party poured into congress. there wasn't just a full stop but more like a full reversal in women's political prospects. the 2010 mid-term year was the first time in more than 30 years that women not only failed to gain seats but actually lost seats in the house of representatives. the tea party's ideological take over of
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
from the 1990s, which is president clinton, who had a balanced budget. he asked the wealthy to pay more. the rates went up to 39.6. we had eight years of very strong growth. >> including surplus. >> i'm not saying the taxes cause that but we know that having higher taxes on wealthy americans didn't lead to a recession as republicans have argued. that's what's really daunting about the whole discussion about taxes. the fact that we have no real idea what mitt romney will do on taxes as president other than if we take him at his word, it does mean that middle class americans will pay more in taxes. either he is not being honest with us or middle class americans will see a tax increase. that's the choice people have. >> he also seems to be threatening us a little bit. ari, i want you to respond to this. let's listen to mitt romney who seems to be threatening that if president obama is reelected that republicans are going to take us over the fiscal cliff. let's listen to this. >> unless we change course, with he may well be looking at another recession. you know that if the president is ree
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
, bill clinton and ronald reagan have in common with a state up for grabs in this election? we'll get to that. >>> in office politics, i spoke with you recently melis sachlt i hit up a few colleagues in the newsroom to talk about the election. what's next if the headlines read "president elect romney." that's going to be an interesting discussion and reaction. >> i will be happy at the point where you and longer have cross talk about hurricanes. i'm ready for that. >> me, too. anywhere. >> anywhere. thank you, alex. >> all right. >>> coming up, what happens to kids whose parents are incarcerated. our foot soldier is next. ♪ want my recipe for healthier hair color? natural instincts! formulated with aloe, vitamin and antioxidants natural instincts has a system that's a healthier way to radiant color. indulge... with natural instincts. less guilt, more gorgeous. >>> a study released by the u.s. senate in 2001 found that 70% of children of incarcerated parents end up entering the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. our foot soldier this week is trying to change that.